Company - History

  • 1952
  • 1986
  • 1987
  • 1988
  • 1989
  • 1990
  • 1992
  • 1993
  • 1994
  • 1996
  • 1997
  • 1998
  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2001
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  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • Josef Unger sen. starts the metalworking shop in Welgersdorf
  • 5 employees
  • Josef Unger takes over his father's building construction and metalworking business in Welgersdorf
  • 7 employees
  • Purchase of a 6,000 m² industrial property in Oberwart
  • New construction of a 1,600 m² production building
  • Start of construction of the Oberwart office building, March
  • Move to the new office building and production building in July
    • Total building area:
      • Offices: about 600 m²
      • Manufacturing: about 1,700 m²
  • 56 employees of which:
    • 28 in manufacturing 
    • 23 in assembly
    • 5 in management and engineering
  • Capacity: 1,500 tons per year
  • Extension of the Oberwart property by 5,000 m²
  • Construction of a second production building 1,600 m²
  • Extension of the Oberwart property by 7,000 m²
  • Total Headquarters area: 18,000 m²
  • Built a third production building
  • Built a fourth production building in Oberwart
  • Opened a branch in Moscow
  • Extension of the Oberwart property by 3,000 m²
  • Own rail connection to the factory grounds
  • Founded a subsidiary in Zagreb (Croatia) 
  • Added a storage building and a small parts storage facility in Oberwart
  • Extended production
  • Added building in Oberwart:
    • Extended the production area
    • Erected a social building
  • Founded a subsidiary in Moscow (Russia)
  • Founded a subsidiary in Bucharest (Romania)
  • Unger implements a construction project as the first Western European company in the former COMECON area.
  • Founded a subsidiary in Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • Headquarters in Oberwart by the numbers:
    • Total building area:
      • Offices: about 1,800 m²
      • Manufacturing: about 13,000 m²
    • 128 employees
  • Founded a subsidiary in Innsbruck (Austria)
  • Extended the office building and added a floor in Oberwart by 600 m²
  • 145 employees of which:
    • 75 in manufacturing
    • 20 in assembly
    • 50 in management and engineering
  • Capacity: 2,500 tons per month
  • Founding of Unger International Projekterrichtungs gesmbH, subsidiary in Vienna
  • Founded a subsidiary in Sharjah (UAE)
  • Headquarters in Oberwart
    • 30,000 m² operating premises
    • 300 employees
    • Yearly capacity: 30,000 tons
    • 80% of turnover international
    • 60% of turnover in turnkey projects
  • Unger worldwide:
    • About 1,200 employees
    • Share of international sales: 69 %
  • Opened a new subsidiary in Tibilisi (Georgia)
  • Founded a new subsidiary in Doha (Qatar)
  • Unger worldwide:
    • About 1,200 employees
    • 2 production facilities for our logistical hubs in Austria and UAE
    • Local country skills with subsidiaries in more than 20 countries
    • Country-specific know-how and language
    • Total yearly capacity: 70,000 tons
    • Share of international sales: 70 %
  • Opened a new subsidiary in Linz (Austria)
  • Founded a new subsidiary in Minsk (Belarus)
  • Unger worldwide:
    • About 1,200 employees
    • 2 production sites for our logistical hubs in Austria and UAE
    • Local country skills with subsidiaries in more than 20 countries
    • Country-specific know-how and language
    • Total yearly capacity: 70,000 tons
    • Export quota: 70 %
  • Opened a new subsidiary in Leipzig (Germany)